Taiwan Stock Exchange


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MIC / Acronym Location Market Cap Status Opening Bell Closing Bell
xtai /
$1046389.36 Trillion 9:00 AM 1:30 PM

Taiwan Stock Exchange 2019

Taiwan Stock Exchange Table of Contents

Taiwan Stock Exchange by the Numbers

The Taiwan Exchange (TWSE) is based in Taipei, Taiwan. Below is a break down of key Taiwan Stock Exchange figures.

The MIC code for the Taiwan Exchange is xtai (operating MIC xtai).

Market Capitalization

Ranked 16th in Market Capitalization ($1046389.36 Trillion)

Market Cap over Taiwan GDP ratio is 215883919.16%

Taiwan Statistics

Ranked 26th in Gross Domestic Product ($484.7 Billion)

Ranked 50th in Population (22.89 Million People)

Taiwan Stock Exchange is the 16th largest exchange out of the 144 stock exchanges we track. The Taiwan Exchange's Market Capitalization is $1046389.36 Trillion adjusted US Dollars as of March 2019. Although the primary currency used by the Taiwan Exchange is the Taiwan New Dollar (NT$).

The population in Taiwan is approximately 22.89 Million people and the country has a GDP of $484.7 Billion adjusted US Dollars. Taiwan ranks 50th in terms of population and 26th in terms of GDP out of 240 countries and country equivalents.

Market Capitalization to GDP ratio, which when compared to the historic ratio is an indicator that a market is over or under valued, is 215883919.16%.

† Market Capitalization and Gross Domestic Product are both converted into U.S. Dollars. Data shown here is from March 2019 and is updated yearly.

When is the Taiwan Stock Exchange Open?

Upcoming Holidays

Mid-Autumn Festival September 13, 2019
National Day October 10, 2019
Adjusted Holiday October 11, 2019

Trading Schedule

Pre Trading Hours : 08:30-09:00
Post Trading Hours : 14:00-14:30

Real-Time Market Stock Clock >

Does the Taiwan Stock Exchange close for lunch?

The Taiwan Stock Exchange does not close for lunch. The exchange opens at 9:00 AM and stays open all day until the closing bell at 1:30 PM.

Taiwan Stock Exchange Timezone

The Taiwan Stock Exchange uses the Asia/Taipei timezone for all listed times. This timezone is currently +08:00. Asia/Taipei does not observe Daylight Saving Time (DST).

About the Taiwan Stock Exchange

Taiwan Stock Exchange Currency

The Taiwan Stock Exchange trades shares in Taiwan New Dollar. The official ISO 4217 currency code for Taiwan New Dollar is TWD. The official currency symbol is "NT$". Note that all dollar values listed on this site, such as market cap, are in U.S. Dollars.

Economy and Geography

The Taiwan Stock Exchange (TWSE) is located in Asia and its headquarters is located in Taipei, Taiwan. Companies listed on the Taiwan Stock Exchange are primarily Taiwan based companies and trade in Taiwan New Dollar. Companies outside of Taiwan would be listed in a different exchange. See the full list of exchanges.

Contact the Taiwan Stock Exchange

In most cases, you will want contact your broker instead of contacting the Taiwan Stock Exchange directly. Most general information about the Taiwan Stock Exchange can be found on the web at www.twse.com.tw.

To contact the Taiwan Stock Exchange, you can use the information below:

  • Phone Number: +886 2 8101 3101
  • Email Address: infoman@twse.com.tw

What's Next?

Check out the Taiwan Stock Exchange Bell Countdown see when the stock market opens next. All holiday closures are taken into account by our Opening/Closing Bell Countdown. You can even turn on/off an opening and closing bell notification sound.

Learn More: Our Reading List

If you would like to learn more about how the Taiwan Stock Exchange works and learn about investing in general we highly recommend the books listed below. These books are an excellent resource for anyone from first-time day-traders to seasoned investors.

The Intelligent Investor by Benjamin Graham

Graham's philosophy of "value investing" has made The Intelligent Investor the stock market bible ever since its original publication in 1949.

The best book on investing ever written. — Warren Buffet

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A Random Walk Down Wall Street

In A Random Walk Down Wall Street you’ll learn the basic terminology of "the Street" and how to navigate it with the help of a user-friendly, long-range investment strategy that really works.

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